Welcome to TurkoTek's Discussion Forums

Archived Salons and Selected Discussions can be accessed by clicking on those words, or you can return to the Turkotek Home Page. Our forums are easy to use, and you are welcome to read and post messages without registering. However, registration will enable a number of features that make the software more flexible and convenient for you, and you need not provide any information except your name (which is required even if you post without being registered). Please use your full name. We do not permit posting anonymously or under a pseudonym, ad hominem remarks, commercial promotion, comments bearing on the value of any item currently on the market or on the reputation of any seller. Turkotek Discussion Forums - View Single Post - A timeline of kufic borders in rugs

View Single Post
Old September 24th, 2012, 10:33 AM   #7
Filiberto Boncompagni
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cyprus
Posts: 71
Default

Quote:
But I can see he has a very bad point regarding pseudo-kufic and the Seljuk rugs in writing that Romanos II was Armenian.
Oh, right, I see now that he belongs to the Macedonian dynasty!
But that is the problem with this book: better to check its references thoughtfully on the Internet before taking them into consideration.

Perhaps it could be a worthy topic for a tread or a salon? What a monumental task! No, thanks, I don’t volunteer!
I didn’t pay my copy that cheaply – I don’t remember how much exactly, but anyway it was so inexpensive, compared to the normal outrageous prices normally asked for rug books, that before buying it I asked the bookseller if that was indeed the price or it was a mistake… The price is surely the book’s winning point.

Regards,

Filiberto
Filiberto Boncompagni is offline   Reply With Quote